For British Science Week 2022, researchers from 14 of our amazing research groups and facilities held conversations with school groups across Cambridgeshire and beyond so the students could explore more about the research here at the Institute and what being a scientist is like. Eleanor, a Year 12 student at Comberton Village College, shares her experience of meeting the bioscientists from the Hawkins lab.
In this post, we are going to take you through the types of cell signalling, the importance of this communication and what can happen when things go wrong.
Teresa is one of our newest Group Leaders to join the Institute. In this post, she gives us an introduction into her research on timing during development and what is controlling our biological clocks.
To mark the launch of our refreshed Institute blog, our Interim Director Simon Cook reflects on his time here at the Institute, how the Institute has evolved over the past 25 years and why the Institute is so special.
In this blog series, we hear from some of the students on the Babraham Institute's 2021 Research Access Programme. In this final article, we hear from two students: Ashley, a physiological sciences student at the University of Bristol, and Marina, a Biology student at the University of York.
In this blog series, we hear from some of the students on the Babraham Institute's 2021 Research Access Programme. In this article, we hear from Ellie, a Biosciences student from Durham University, about her experience on the programme.
In this blog series, we hear from some of the students on the Babraham Institute's 2021 Research Access Programme. In this first article, we hear from Sara, a Biochemistry student from Imperial College London, about her experience on the programme.
As part of our build-up to Schools’ Day 2020 we asked students to submit their questions to our researchers. This series of three blog posts answers the top four questions. Read on to learn about what motivated our researchers to follow a career in science, their perspectives on the importance of maths and computing skills and whether a degree in science is essential.
Karan, Storme and Ania are enthusiastic A-Level students experienced life in our labs as Nuffield Placement students, discovering more about the exciting opportunities a research career can offer.
Elizabeth Hampson, a PhD student in the Welch research group, describes her visit to Sophianum School in the Netherlands.
Ahead of his workshop at the Association for Science Education Conference, Michael Hinton, Institute Public Engagement Officer, describes his experience of challenge-based learning projects
Since 2016 ‘European Researcher’s Night’ has been hosted in countries throughout Europe. For 2018 and 2019, Cambridgeshire will have its own night called LifeLab. The Institute is one of the founding organisations – read on to find out how to get involved.
PhD students Izzy Hampson and Carolyn Rogers describe how they joined forces to create a new project for secondary school students
Nuffield placement student Jiaqi Chen looks back on a life-changing year, which started and ended with projects in Michael Wakelam's lab.
In the second of a series of posts written by summer placement students, undergraduate Alice Buckingham explains her project and what brought her to the Institute.
Kirsti Hornigold, from Heidi Welch's group, ran science workshops for Year 2 and Year 3 at her childrens' school in Saffron Walden
Chiara Pantarelli, a student in the Welch group, explained how scientific research is managed and talked about some of her findings during a visit to Willingham Library